surprises, but Aung San Suu Kyi shocks with comments on Rohingya
Morning Herald September 15, 2018
When Aung San Suu Kyi broke
her silence with even-handed indifference about the Rohingya genocide and
the jailing of two reporters in Myanmar on Thursday, there were few surprises.
convicts may contest election: Court
Post September 14, 2018
The Supreme Court has ruled
in favor of former corruption convicts challenging the General Elections
Commission (KPU) regulation that bans them from contesting the 2019 legislative
junta charges four with sedition over T-shirts
France Presse September 14, 2018
Thailand's military has
charged four people with sedition after seizing T-shirts allegedly promoting
republicanism, a legal aid group said Friday, the latest crackdown on political
activism as the kingdom prepares for long-delayed elections.
Witness K trial opens, questions over how much of spy case to keep secret
Conversation September 13, 2018
The first step in the trial
of the former Australian spy known only as Witness K and his lawyer Bernard
Collaery has taken place in the ACT Magistrates Court.
K case: Labor pressured to promise to drop prosecution of spy and lawyer
Guardian September 13, 2018
Minor parties and independents
have called on Labor to promise to drop the prosecution of former spy Witness
K and his lawyer, Bernard Collaery, for blowing the whistle on Australia's
spying on Timor-Leste.
International demands Jokowi's promise on human rights
September 13, 2018
Human rights organization
Amnesty International Indonesia demanded President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo
to fulfill his promises to resolve the alleged violation of human rights
urged by West Papuan body to vote for independence
New Zealand International September 14, 2018
The West Papua National
Committee has urged New Caledonia's indigenous Melanesians to vote for
independence during the upcoming referendum.
Papua will receive special attention during election
September 13, 2018
Chief of the National Police
General Tito Karnavian said that Papua remains as one of the regions which
will receive special attention during the 2019 Presidential Election.
workers offering rubella vaccine threatened with machetes by parents
Jakarta September 13, 2018
The Indonesian government
is currently undertaking a massive nationwide drive to administer the measles-rubella
(MR) vaccine to 32 million children across the archipelago.
of arrested Malang councillors seeking reelection: KPU
Post September 12, 2018
Around half of the Malang
Council members who have been named graft suspects are seeking reelection
as legislative candidates next year, according to the General Elections
Timor spy charges against Bernard Colleary and Witness K reach court in
News September 12, 2018
The case of two men charged
with revealing that the Australian Government bugged the highest levels
of the East Timorese Government has been heard in court for the first time
in Canberra, amid calls for the charges to be dropped.
K scandal: Case makes first appearance in court
Times September 12, 2018
Lawyers for a Canberra barrister
accused of breaching national intelligence laws told a court on Wednesday
that they want as much of the trial to take place in open court as possible.
rape victim begins school as prosecution appeal looms
Post September 11, 2018
Monday was a special day
for WA, the 15-year-old girl acquitted by the Jambi High Court of an abortion
charge on Aug. 27.
and cats blow-torched alive at Indonesia 'extreme' market despite promised
News September 11, 2018
Animal rights activists
have urged the Indonesian Government to keep its promise to ban the brutal
dog and cat meat trades, after shocking new footage emerged of the animals
being bludgeoned over the head and blow-torched while still alive.
turns inward as rupiah slides and election looms
Asian Review September 11, 2018
Indonesia's opposition is
attacking President Joko Widodo where it hurts ahead of next April's general
allows 34 graft convicts to run in 2019 including 5 from Prabowo's Gerindra
Jakarta September 10, 2018
While all political parties
say that they are committed to fighting corruption, many have shown exactly
how much their anti-corruption pledges mean by nominating one or several
candidates for next year's elections that had previously been convicted
of corruption charges.
on Aceh, Indonesia and West Papua are archived in the Indonesia
on East Timor are archived in the East
Timor News Digests.
news reports are archived under their country specific page/section.
informed, subscribe to APSN's Indonesia/East Timor daily news updates.
To subscribe free, just send a blank email to <email@example.com>
and you will be automatically added to the list. View sample